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#251 2013-06-08 10:36:08

anonimnystefy
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Re: Metamorphosis

Have you checked juku with Collins? I cannot, because I haven't got Flash on my phone.


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#252 2013-06-08 10:52:40

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Re: Metamorphosis

I have juku listed in my scrabble dictionary.


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I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#253 2013-06-08 10:54:46

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Great, then.


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#254 2013-06-08 11:06:06

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Re: Metamorphosis

I have to provide a new word.

seem -> like -> home


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#255 2013-06-08 11:16:24

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Re: Metamorphosis

Length["seems"]!=Length["like"]

True


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#256 2013-06-08 11:18:49

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Re: Metamorphosis

You mean

StringLength["seems"]!=StringLength["like"]

I changed it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#257 2013-06-09 23:41:10

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Re: Metamorphosis

bobbym wrote:

Can I see your solution?

AQUA
ATUA
ATMA
ALMA
ALME
ALAE
BLAE
BLUE
FLUE
FLUS
FEUS
FETS
FETE
JETE
JUTE
JUKE
JUKU
JUJU

I had a shorter answer that used "agua", which appears in the Merriam-Webster and Wordnet 3.0 (and some other online dictionaries that quote Wordnet 3.0 as their source), but it's not in the Oxford English Dictionary nor any Scrabble dictionaries, and so I didn't use it in my answer.

agua n largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests

This is my answer including AGUA:

AQUA
AGUA
AGUE
AGEE
ALEE
BLEE
BLUE
FLUE
FLUS
FEUS
FETS
FETE
JETE
JUTE
JUKE
JUKU
JUJU

Last edited by phrontister (2013-09-23 02:15:18)


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#258 2013-06-09 23:50:06

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Re: Metamorphosis

SEEM
SEES
LEES
LEKS
LEKE
LIKE
HIKE
HOKE
HOME

KEEP -> YOUR -> COOL


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#259 2013-06-09 23:54:50

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Re: Metamorphosis

keep
deep
deer
doer
dour
your
four
foul
fool
cool

swim -> your -> pool


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#260 2013-06-10 01:18:12

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Re: Metamorphosis

SWIM
SWUM
SOUM
SOUR
YOUR
POUR
POOR
POOL

ZACK -> FIVE -> CENT

Down here, 'zack' is another word for 'sixpence', a pre-decimal currency coin replaced by the five cent piece.

Last edited by phrontister (2013-06-10 01:52:29)


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#261 2013-06-10 04:02:02

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Re: Metamorphosis

zack
lack
lace
face
fave
five
dive
dine
dint
dent
cent

sell -> high -> more


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#262 2013-06-10 22:44:12

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Re: Metamorphosis

SELL
SILL
SILK
SINK
SINH
SIGH
HIGH
HOGH
HOGS
HORS
HORE
MORE

EDIT -> UNDO -> REDO


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#263 2013-06-10 23:10:54

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Re: Metamorphosis

edit
adit
alit
alif
alef
ales
alts
ants
anti
inti
into
unto
undo
unto
into
inti
anti
ants
aits
aids
rids
reds
redo

dog -> was -> fun


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#264 2013-06-11 01:20:30

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hi bobbym

What does anti mean?


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#265 2013-06-11 02:44:42

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Hi stefy,

'Anti' is a valid word in Scrabble:
adj opposed (to);
n opponent of a party, policy or attitude

DOG
DAG
WAG
WAS
WAN
FAN
FUN

COOL -> JAZZ -> DUDE


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#266 2013-06-11 04:59:46

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hey all! On the 3 words can we use the same word in to go out?


PICK YOUR NOSE

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#267 2013-06-11 07:01:11

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Hi anonimnystefy;

I use a list of scrabble words that I downloaded.

pick
pink
pint
pont
pout
pour
your
lour
lout
lost
lose
nose

keep -> cool ->heat


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#268 2013-06-11 16:15:46

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Hi philandy,

On the 3 words can we use the same word in to go out?

I guess you're referring to the immediate neighbours of the middle word, but we could also extend that thought to the use of duplicate words anywhere in the whole solution.

There's no rule governing either case, but it would certainly increase the difficulty level (for both the puzzle setter and the solver) if we brought in some sort of 'duplicate words' rule. That would make the game more interesting, I think.


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#269 2013-06-11 16:24:32

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hello phrontister, you did not say the next clue.

ONE - TWO - TEN


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#270 2013-06-11 16:41:40

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hi julianthemath,

I was only responding to philandy's question from post #266. The current puzzle is bobbym's from post #267.


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#271 2013-06-11 17:23:57

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Re: Metamorphosis

Oh, yeah, okay.

keep cool heat

keep
keen
seen
seed
sead
bead
beal
bell
cell
coll
cool
hool
hoot
hoat
heat


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#272 2013-06-11 21:31:45

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one
oye
tye
toe
too
two
tao
tan
ten

make  -> them  -> feel


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#273 2013-06-11 23:15:24

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Re: Metamorphosis

MAKE
TAKE
TYKE
TYEE
THEE
THEM
TEEM
TEEL
FEEL

BABE -> RUTH -> SWAT


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#274 2013-06-11 23:44:27

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Re: Metamorphosis

babe
bate
bath
rath
ruth
ruts
rets
sets
seas
seat
swat

hate -> does -> pain


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#275 2013-09-01 10:17:09

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Re: Metamorphosis

hate
hats
pats
pars
park
pork
dork
dorm
doom
door
doer
does
doer
door
poor
pool
tool
toil
tail
mail
main
pain

marx->gets->idea


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